Greg Peterson: A message for struggling farmers

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Things are tough out there at the moment, whether it be market conditions, or extreme weather. But I just want to say that as a farmer, you’re not defined by how much you raise in a year, the yields you get – you’re defined by your significant worth as a human being. Lots of people are struggling right now, so if you are dealing with mental health problems, please ask for help.

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*Greg Peterson, of The Peterson Farm Bros farms with his brothers Nathan and Kendal. They are 5th generation family farmers who farm together in Kansas with their parents David and Marla, sister Laura, and wives BrookeAnna (Greg’s) and Caelan (Kendal’s).

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